Review: could Yasmin cause Crohn's disease?
Summary: Crohn's disease is found among people who take Yasmin, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne.
We study 38,280 people who have side effects while taking Yasmin from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.
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Yasmin has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 38,749 Yasmin users)
Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 75,775 Crohn's disease patients)
On Mar, 5, 2015: 38,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Yasmin. Among them, 55 people (0.14%) have Crohn's Disease.
Time on Yasmin when people have Crohn's disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Crohn's disease||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Yasmin * :
|Crohn's disease||0.00%||0.00%||28.85%||57.69%||3.85%||7.69%||1.92%||0.00% |
Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Yasmin ** :
How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (26 people, 47.27%)
- Contraception (14 people, 25.45%)
- Crohn's disease (10 people, 18.18%)
- Drug dependence (5 people, 9.09%)
- Anxiety (4 people, 7.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Accutane (37 people, 67.27%)
- Ortho tri-cyclen (13 people, 23.64%)
- Lopid (12 people, 21.82%)
- Coumadin (10 people, 18.18%)
- Humira (10 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Advil, Ambien, Ponstel, Yasmin, Clonazepam, Adderall for a 28-year old woman with Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramp Relief, Birth Control, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Add. The patient has Fatigue, Onycholysis
- A study of drug interactions between Lexapro, Yaz, Zyrtec for a 21-year old woman with Depression, Birth Control, Dermographism. The patient has Hives
- A study of side effects of Bendectin for a 41-year old man with Hyperemesis Gravidarum. The patient has Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
- A study of side effects of Yasmin for a 26-year old woman with Contraception. The patient has Constipation
Recent Yasmin related drug comparison:
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